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August 1, 2016 – State School Superintendent Richard
Woods is seeking middle and high school students to serve on his fall 2016
Student Advisory Council. These students will meet with Superintendent Woods to
discuss the impact of state policies in the classroom, along with other issues
related to education, and will serve as the Superintendent’s ambassadors to
their respective schools.
be enrolled in a Georgia public middle or high school for the 2016-17 school
year. To apply:
here to download an application.
• Send applications by August 16, 2016 at 5 p.m. to Ron Culver
• Selected students will be contacted via email. All students can
check gadoe.org, under News
& Announcements, on August 31 to
see if they have been selected.
students will meet September 12, November 7, February 13, and April 10.
students will meet September 13, November 8, February 14, and April 11.
we make at the state level impact students every day,” Superintendent Woods
said. “As we continue to focus on policies that are child-focused and
classroom-centered, it is imperative that we hear directly from students. I
look forward to bringing this year’s Student Advisory Council to the table and
working with them to create common-sense policies that best meet their